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Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The swirling lines from Linden Bateman's pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013

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Ohioans can enroll in expanded Medicaid on Dec. 9

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Low-income Ohioans who are newly eligible for Medicaid under an expansion of the program can sign up for health coverage beginning Dec. 9, state officials said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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Report: Ohio's neighbors critical to Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Reducing pollution that feeds harmful algae in western Lake Erie needs the help of Ohio's neighbors, according to a state task force looking at ways to solve the growing problem.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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Ohio township gets first installment from racino

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Officials in northeastern Ohio say they're going to use the first $1 million payment from a proposed racino to pay off a new communications system.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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Ohio livestock prices

The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Tuesday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Marketing Service:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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Congressman: Wright-Patt could lose 6,000 jobs

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A congressman warns that federal spending cuts could cost Ohio's largest military base up to 6,000 military and civilian jobs by next year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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New guidelines for preventing heart attack, stroke

The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology have issued the first new guidelines in a decade for preventing heart attacks and strokes. Among other things, they call for twice as many Americans — one-third of all adults — to consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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Ohio warns commercial drivers about updated rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is notifying thousands of commercial driver license holders that those privileges could be canceled if they don't self-certify their type of driving by January 30 under updated federal regulations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 November 2013

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